Football

Allardyce calls for technology action

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West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has hit out at the Football Association and UEFA for their inability to embrace the introduction of technology into the sport.

The Hammers had Carlton Cole sent off during Saturday's 2-1 home defeat against Everton for a high tackle on Leighton Baines, although referee Anthony Taylor's decision to dismiss the striker seemed to be a harsh one. Everton`s Darron Gibson also saw red in the closing stages of their win for a similar offence.

"The only way to make it better for us all is to bring technology into it," Allardyce said. "I always said that two and three challenges a game should be in our favour. We should be allowed it, should allow technology into the game."

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